Anonymous asked in HealthDental · 1 month ago

Do orthodontists usually still give someone a retainer if they remove braces early due to poor brushing?

2 Answers

  • Sandy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    They might, if they think the patient will wear it to prevent relapse of any correction that was made. But if a patient didn't care enough to brush, they might not care enough to wear a retainer. 

    Source(s): Orthodontic assistant with over 35 years of experience.
  • 1 month ago


    retainers "retain" teeth into a specific position.  Why would you want your teeth retained into a wrong position?

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